What do you eat to support muscle strength? NPR is reporting on diet and strength-building and we'd love to hear your suggestions for protein-rich snacks and meals.
Fitness & Nutrition
We start to lose muscle in our 30s, and the loss accelerates with age, putting us at risk of frailty later in life. But what you eat — specifically how much protein — is a big part of the solution.
Life happens. Sometimes we get injured or sick — and we get older. As we change, so should our exercise routines. NPR's Life Kit explains how to adapt your fitness plan to meet your body where it is.
The slow-moving Chinese martial art tai chi is known to increase flexibility and balance. Now, research suggests it's more effective at reducing blood pressure than more vigorous forms of exercise.
A new study finds that tai chi is better than conventional aerobic exercise at lowering blood pressure in middle-aged people with prehypertension.
A doctor argues that the current focus on fighting obesity with drugs like Ozempic ignores the bigger picture: We need a medical system and society that support healthy life habits.
NPR asked our audiences to share their hard-won wisdom. We heard from more than 1,000 people, aged 16 to 103! Here's a roundup of your best advice for thriving as you age.
The plant gets its color — and a boost in antioxidants — from genes from an edible flower. It's the first time gardeners have been able to grow a GMO crop at home.
In Boulder, Colo., the county is investing in sustainable farming and helping people buy local produce. It's been called "a triple win" – for customers, farmers and the economy.